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Tax Manager

Posted 14 days ago, valid for 18 days

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4LQ, England


£54,439 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • Salary: Not specified
  • Experience required: Experienced tax professionals
  • Join HMRC as a Tax Specialist to make a real difference in the tax world
  • Work-life balance and career growth opportunities available
  • Essential criteria include leadership skills, communication abilities, and experience in tackling non-compliance

Join HMRC as a Tax Specialist: Make a Real Difference

Are you a tax professional seeking a healthier work-life balance without sacrificing the impact you can make in the tax world? HMRC, the UK's tax, payments, and customs authority, is looking for skilled Tax Specialists to join our Compliance Group.

Who are we?

We are the UK’s tax, payments, and customs authority. Our role is vital, to bring in the money to pay for the country’s public services and give financial support to people. Our vision is simple, to be a trusted, modern tax and customs department. An organisation that makes it easy for our customers to get tax right, and hard for anyone to bend or break the rules.

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Our Roles

That’s where HMRC's Compliance Group plays a crucial role. Comprising 27,000 dedicated members, we are one of the largest areas within HMRC. Our primary goal is to simplify tax payments for both individuals and organizations, while diligently addressing and preventing fraud and evasion.

We are looking for people to join the following streams:

Key Streams:

  • Fraud Investigation Service (FIS): Lead investigations into the most serious tax frauds and tax crime, utilizing your expertise to tackle complex cases and ensuring tax compliance and integrity.
  • Large Business (LB): Engage with the UK's largest businesses, managing tax risks and ensuring compliance through expert analysis and impactful negotiation. Be at the forefront of significant tax decisions influencing the nation's economy.
  • Wealthy & Mid-sized Business (WMBC): Focus on wealthy individuals, Mid-sized businesses as well as public bodies and employment status and intermediaries, providing insight into the wealthy population, their tax affairs, and the businesses they own or influence. We have a key part to play in promoting and supporting the growth that Mid-sized businesses bring to the UK economy.

N.B. Fraud Investigation Service

Applicants who are successful in achieving an offer to join our Fraud Investigation Service will be required to undergo a more in-depth Security Check.  This check will proceed following our standard vetting process and is currently taking between 6 and 8 weeks to complete. 

For more insight into our work across the 3 streams above, please follow the link below:

https://(url removed)/hmrc-tax-specialists/


What We Offer:

  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy flexible working options that truly accommodate your lifestyle.
  • Career Growth: Benefit from tailored training programs and clear progression paths.
  • Meaningful Impact: Play a pivotal role in funding vital public services and shaping tax policies.



Who we are looking for.

We are looking for experienced tax professionals who are comfortable working in a dynamic, varied role tackling complex tax matters. As part of our team, you will play a vital role strengthening HMRC's efforts to ensure tax compliance and close the tax gap. You will lead and support high-profile enquiry cases for large businesses and multinational corporations, applying your skills in risk assessment, complex enquiry work, and real-time working.

You will have opportunities to interact with external customers and representatives, collaborate with cross-functional case teams, and contribute to building the professional tax community through mentoring, training, and knowledge sharing. We offer varied responsibilities consisting of resolving tax disputes, leading teams, shaping future tax policies, and interacting with senior business figures.

We have multiple positions available across Corporation Tax, VAT, Inheritance Tax, Income Tax and Self-Assessment. We also want to talk to you if you are passionate about non-compliance and investigatory roles.


Essential Criteria

  • Leader- Demonstrable record of effectively leading teams in a tax compliance environment providing strategic direction toward ensure successful outcomes
  • Communicator- extensive experience in managing multi-channel stakeholders (including Legal, Policy & Technical) in a diverse, complex, or large organisation
  • Non-compliance - Proven track record in tackling non-compliance and utilising code of practice 8 and 9


You need to be a qualified Tax Professional, holding one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Chartered Tax Adviser – CIOT
  • AIIT (including Paper 4*) or a Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies membership qualification e.g., Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW), Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS) Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ICAI)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Post Graduate full legal qualification - in taxation matters
  • For previous or existing HMRC employees TSP or predecessor qualification (TPDP, IDP, ITS2, CPT FT2) - (note - existing HMRC employees would only be eligible if they have completed the appropriate course to get them to G7 level (or above) in a tax professional role.) *
  • HMRC staff holding one or more of the listed essential professional qualifications are entitled to apply regardless of their current grade within HMRC and would be applying as an external candidate.


Join Us

Be a part of our dedicated team, ensuring everyone pays their fair share. Apply now to make a lasting impact in the UK’s tax system.

Submitting Your Application

We try to make our application process as straightforward as possible, so we ask for a two-part CV:

  1. Job History: Please provide your employment history setting out:
  • Dates in role (MM/YY – MM/YY)
  • Employer
  • Job Title
  • A description of your responsibilities and relevant achievements detailing the ‘what you did’ and ‘how you did it’.
  • Detail any key achievements and the impact your work has had

Tailor this to showcase how your experience aligns with the advertised role and essential criteria.

  1. Qualifications: List all relevant qualifications required for the role as outlined in the job advert and criteria.

Tips for Applying:

  • Be clear, concise, and ensure information is easily digestible.
  • Emphasize transferable skills and measurable impacts.
  • Align directly to role requirements, making sure you talk about the ‘what you did’ and the ‘how you did it’.
  • Carefully review before submitting

Please get in touch if you have any questions about completing your application. We make the process as straightforward as possible and provide support to candidates throughout.

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